WASHINGTON, DC (WUSA) -- They may be fun and some educational, but those mobile apps could put your child's privacy at risk.
A new Federal Trade Commission report says hundreds of childrens' mobile apps do not disclose that they collect and share your child's information, more than half of that data is transmitted to marketers.
FTC's Second Kids' App Report
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So. to protect your child, the FTC says to test drive the apps' content and features.
Look for disclaimers about personal data collection
Turn off Wi-Fi to disable any interactive features
And, check to see if apps connect to other platforms that might allow sharing photos, video, personal information or chatting with others.